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Countering Western Disinformation on Russia and Other Nations Opposing the American Empire

 

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The "discovery" of articulate and famous dissidents like Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a boon for American anti-Soviet propaganda. Quirky and complex, Solzhenitsyn was an old-fashioned Russian nationalist and eventually  proved difficult to exploit and even "counterproductive."

OpEds: The New Russia

Dear readers:  I recalled correctly from my Russian studies a half century ago that Soviet leaders had stuck Russian territories into Ukraine, but I mistakenly attributed all of the transfers to Khrushchev.  The first gifts of Russian territory to Ukraine ...
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China to West— “Better cool off. Punishing Russia and escalation is folly.”

SCG News Dispatch— __________________________________________________________________________________________ •••> China Warns West that Sanctions on Russia Could Spiral into Chaos - U.S. & E.U. Indicate Sanctions to Begin Monday 13.Mar.2014 | SCG News The showdown in Ukraine is about to escalate on Monday if neither side ...
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Merkel: Despite hesitations, cow-towing to the US imperialist line against Russia.

Obama issues new threats against Russia

After White House meeting with Ukrainian prime minister By Chris Marsden, wsws.org Following a White House meeting with interim Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk designed to underscore US support for the newly installed government and ratchet up pressure on Russia, ...
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Ukraine, the Cheneyites, and Permanent War

PREFATORY NOTE STEVEN JONAS MD, MPH Hello everyone.  Recently, Rachel Maddow posted a fine documentary indicating that the prime reason for the US/UK invasion of Iraq had to do with oil.  For quite some time I have felt that while ...
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Ukraine Between ‘Popular Uprising for Democracy’ (Canadian Government) and ‘Fascist Putsch’ (Russian Government)

The   B u l l e t / Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 948 March 12, 2014 "An atomized population is fed up with the political regime. It mobilizes through the social media, but without a clear programme. The fruits of the ...
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Lviv: Ukraine’s Monument to Ethnic Cleansing

A Glimpse Into Ukraine's Future? by PATRICK COCKBURN I used to visit Lviv, the beautiful, cosmopolitan-looking city in western Ukraine with its attractive mix of Italian, Austrian and Slavic architecture. It is in a much fought-over part of Europe and ...
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